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Dropbox needs to change permissions for the Folder:?Users/xxxx/.dropbox

Dropbox needs to change permissions for the Folder:?Users/xxxx/.dropbox

Rameshmahtanivo
Explorer | Level 3

Hi, why am I shown this message when I'm trying to download and install Dropbox? 

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Re: Dropbox needs to change permissions for the Folder:?Users/xxxx/.dropbox

Jay
Dropboxer

Hi @Rameshmahtanivo, thanks for posting on the Community!

 

If you're not on a Dropbox Basic plan with more than 3 devices connected, could you try an advanced reinstall of the app using the steps in this link?
 

Let me know how it goes!


Jay
Community Moderator @ Dropbox
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Re: Dropbox needs to change permissions for the Folder:?Users/xxxx/.dropbox

Jay
Dropboxer

Hi @Rameshmahtanivo, thanks for posting on the Community!

 

If you're not on a Dropbox Basic plan with more than 3 devices connected, could you try an advanced reinstall of the app using the steps in this link?
 

Let me know how it goes!


Jay
Community Moderator @ Dropbox
dropbox.com/support


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Re: Dropbox needs to change permissions for the Folder:?Users/xxxx/.dropbox

Rameshmahtanivo
Explorer | Level 3

Hello Jay,

 

Thank you so much! Your suggestions were spot on and worked like a dream 🙂


Wish you a great start to the week, 


Ramesh

Re: Dropbox needs to change permissions for the Folder:?Users/xxxx/.dropbox

Jay
Dropboxer

Glad to hear it's working now, @Rameshmahtanivo.

 

Enjoy your week ahead!


Jay
Community Moderator @ Dropbox
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